Workshop: Memoir & Creative Non-Fiction
Inventing the Truth
HOW TO CRAFT GOOD STORY
“I am led to the proposition that there is no fiction or nonfiction as we commonly understand the distinction; there is only narrative.” —E. L. Doctorow
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
7pm to 10 pm
My Studio, 1650 Jackson Street, San Francisco (between Polk & Van Ness)
Light refreshments offered
$150/person – limited to six participants
Hey! I’m on a panel of memoir writers at the
2014 San Francisco Writers Conference, February 13–16. Check it out.
Suggested reading—any of the following: Truth & Beauty by Anne Patchett, Just Kids by Patti Smith, The Tender Bar by J R Moehringer, At Home in the World by Joyce Maynard, The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs, The Liars’ Club by Mary Karr, Wild by Cheryl Strayed, Fierce Attachments by Vivian Gornick, An Italian Affair by Laura Fraser, Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, Wanderlust by Elizabeth Eaves, I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, Tango, an Argentine Love Story, by Camille Cusumano, and The Art of the Personal Essay, anthology edited by Phillip Lopate, and any memoir or creative non-fiction that suits your taste.